AFP Americas News Agenda for April 23

Duty Editor: Daniel Woolls

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What's happening in the Americas on Tuesday:

+ Boston bombing probe moves on after suspect charged

+ Bail hearing for Canada train plot suspects

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Investigators work to unravel the deadly Boston marathon bombings, one day after US authorities file federal charges against wounded 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is recovering in hospital. Picture. Video (US-ATTACKS)

OTTAWA: Two men accused of involvement in what Canadian federal police say was a plot backed by Al-Qaeda to derail a passenger train appear in court for a bail hearing (CANADA-US-ATTACKS-QAEDA-IRAN)


SAN FRANCISCO: Computer giant Apple releases its quarterly earnings report. Expect coverage. 2000 GMT (US-IT-COMPANY-EARNINGS-APPLE)

WASHINGTON: US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano appears before a congressional hearing on proposed immigration reforms. 1400 GMT. Picture (US-POLITICS-IMMIGRATION)

-- The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on America's use of unmanned drones to strike alleged terror targets overseas. 2000 GMT (US-ATTACKS-CONGRESS-MILITARY-DRONES)